Rihanna, Coldplay, Katy Perry, 2014.
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The NFL has reportedly short-listed the three acts for the 2015 game, but there's a catch.

You can't buy the kind of exposure the Super Bowl halftime show brings -- or can you?

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According to a report Tuesday (Aug. 19) in the Wall Street Journal, the NFL has narrowed down its 2015 Super Bowl halftime performer wish list to Rihanna, Coldplay and Katy Perry. But the league thinks the music superstars should pay them for the opportunity to perform at the highest-rated TV event of the year, not the other way around.

The report says the NFL was met with a "chilly reception" from the acts' reps, so it remains to be seen whether any of the three will pony up for the performance (or if the NFL will back down on the idea altogether). But if it truly comes down to this trifecta, who are you rooting for?